Good news for teachers as the Ministry of Finance releases fund for the Payment of 2021 professional development allowance for professional and non professional teachers, the professional development allowance for the year 2021 will be reflected on the electronic payment voucher for validation for the month of November 2021.
In Ghana, we were taught not to talk whiles eating; and so he who has eaten… and is belly full does not talk much. Ghana under the leadership of President Nana Akuffo Addo and Dr. Mahamudu has been faced with several challenges, mostly youth unemployment, Poor Educational System, increased armed robbery, poor health delivery, Poor Infrastructure, Electrical Power Problems, Agricultural Challenges, lack of portable water in the northern parts of Ghana, and in most villages and towns across the country, and many more.
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Alban S. Kingsford Bagbin to investigate the mass failure recorded in the law entrance examination conducted by the Ghana Legal Council (GLC). NUGS appeal comes after GLC, unlike previously where students who hit the 50% pass mark are qualified for admission said students this year must obtain at least 50% in each of the two sections in the exams to be eligible for enrollment.
According to statements made by the various teacher unions the payment of the 2021 Teachers’ Professional Development Allowance will take effect soon in November 2021. This was disclosed when NAGRAT and GNAT issued statements about the actual coast of the TM1 laptops. Teachers are urged to note that since the allowance is meant for building professional competencies, there is likely to be a case where every year the Ghana Education Service, Ministry of Education, and the teacher Unions will collaborate in aiding the 21st Century teacher to upgrade in terms of professionalism by using part of this allowance.
Get a Ride home, a new business introduced by teachers in the Senior High Schools is booming as teachers defiles the President's statement " Teaching is not a profession to make teachers millionaires, one cannot be a millionaire in the teaching profession. Get a ride home is trending in all the Senior High Schools and teachers are cashing out of it.
How the president is planning to remove Ga Mantse, Kelvin Tailor exposes with a leaked audio (video)
Friday, 1st October 2021 Kelvin Tailor has ventured into chieftency with his critics and this time, the gun is pointing to the Ga Mantse. The owner of Loudsilence TV during his popular talk show, With All Due Respect yesterday alleged that the President of Ghana was meddling with issues pertaining to the installation of Ga Mantse.
The Member of Parliament for Effutu Constituency and Deputy Majority Leader of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hon Alexander Kwamina Afenyo-Markin has taken unto his official Facebook to congratulate Mr. Ebenezer Kojo Otoo. Mr. Ebenezer Kojo Otoo is a Ceramics and General Knowledge in Art Teacher at the Winneba Senior High Secondary School (SHS).
The Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum has confirmed the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) this year will administer the 2021 and first national standardised test for primary four students across the country. The Bosomtwe MP disclosed this speaking at the 2021 and 4th edition of the National Education Week Program on the theme “Reimagining education for national transformation on Tuesday, 28th September 2021 at the Labadi beach hotel.
The Ghana Education Service has just released a notice to the public concerning teacher licensure examination. In the notice, the Ghana education service wants to bring to the attention of the public that; "The National Teaching Council wishes to bring to the notice of all the 2020/2021 Newly Qualified Teachers that after extensive engagements with the executives of the Teacher Trainees’ Association of Ghana (TTAG), the Council has decided to suspend the Portfolio Assessment for the 2020/2021 batch of NQTs who are about to complete their national service.
The National Teaching Council (NTC) has revealed that teachers who will be recruited after 2020/2021 batch will undergo Portfolio Development and Assessment when they are employed into the Ghana Education Service as teachers. In service teachers are however exempted from this assessment. In addition to that, teachers with provisional license will be recommended for recruitment by the NTC before they can be employed by GES into the various public schools in Ghana.
The Teacher Trainees’ Association of Ghana says their attention has been drawn to messages and audio recordings circulating on social media platforms which seems to create fear and panic about the whole NTC Portfolio process of the newly trained teachers and that it's members should remain calm. In a statement on TTAG official Facebook page posted on Sunday 3rd October 2021, the Teacher Trainees Association said the portfolio assessment to be conducted by the National Teaching Council (NTC) has currently been suspended pending a new date for the process.
There have been moves initiated by some Members of Parliament to stifle the activities Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender ( LGBT) Community in Ghana. However, the Anti LGBT propasal laid before the August House ( Parliament) has received strong criticism from prominent people like Legal Practioner, Akoto Ampaw.
The Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana (TTAG) says it will October 7, 2021, engage the Human Resource and Management Development Director of the Ghana Education Service (GES) on newly trained teachers postings. TTAG in a communique sighted on their official Facebook page said it will after the engagement with the Resource and Management Development Director (GES) update members of the public and trained teachers on the postings.
Mammoth of religious leaders from both Islam and Christianity today stormed Parliament to support the ANTI-LGBTQ bill. This morning, the member of parliament for Ningo Prampram Constituency who together with seven other MPs championing the passage of the bill revealed that he was pleasantly surprised by a call from the General Secretary of the Church of Pentecost.
The Shama District among other seven "7" assemblies in western region according to information gathered indicate that, they are yet to submit their District Medium Term Development Plan "DMTDP" to National Development Planning Commission "NDPC" for review and certification. The District Medium Term Development Plan (DMTDP) for 2022 to 2025 is to guide the Metropolitan, Municipal, District Assemblies in its development.
The Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) as Tuesday, October 5, 2021, marks World Teachers’ Day has sent its best wishes message to all teachers in the country striving hard to ensure the Ghanaian child is educated. In a post on 5th October 2021 at the official Facebook page of GES, They said " Happy Teachers Day to all our teaching staff".
Colonel Mamadi Doumbouya Disregarded ECOWAS Warning And Sworn Himself As Intirim President Of Guinea
Information received by Eng Prof has it that Colonel Doumbouya Mamedi has disregarded AU and ECOWAS warning and has sworn himself as president of Guinea. According to a reliable source with the situation, certain foreign dignitaries, including ambassadors with embassies in the country attended the Internationally unrecognized investiture.
A former President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) and Board Chairman of the Tamale Senior High School, Alhaji M. N. D. Jawula has said he hopes the petition sent to the National Peace Council (NPC) would be looked into. Their petitiin was for the council to look into a decision by the Wesley Girls Senior High School to deny Muslim students the right to observe the Ramadan fast.
Various religious organization in Ghana have jointly presented memos to Parliament in support of the Bill against LGBTQ. The memo which contains over 15,000 signatures from religious institution forms part of move by religious institution to nib the canker of LBTQ activities in the bud. Leadership of the Church of Pentecost, The Methodist Church Ghana, The Apostolic Church Ghana, The Christian Council of Ghana, the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council, the National Association of Charismatic and Christian Churches amongst other Clergymen and women,the Catholic Bishops Conference, the Assemblies of God Ghana, The Ashaiman Muslim Community and the Islamic Council of Ghana are the religious institution who have petitioned Parliament with the memos.
The National Teachings Council announces to the general public especially, teachers who have taken the just ended licensure examinations that the results of May will be released soon. The NTC says the results of May 2021 Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination will be released on Thursday 29th July, 2021.